From invention to innovation, as an entrepreneurial university, Technical University of Munich (TUM) fosters a supportive environment for innovation with a market-oriented approach. TUM encourages young entrepreneurs to start a business based on scientific discoveries and no other university in Germany offers a comparable start-up climate. From Carl von Linde and Willy Messerschmitt to Stefan Vilsmeier and Manfred Stefener – their companies are continuing to change the world with their innovative inventions.

Having been a pioneer in this area for 130 years, TUM helps entrepreneurs identify the challenges of our time and develop business models for sustainable businesses. Singapore has done well in fostering entrepreneurship in some aspects, but has some way to grow in refining the entrepreneur environment. Come and learn how TUM’s strong entrepreneurial culture in Germany can be applied to the Singapore industry.


Event Details
Date:     21 November 2019, Thursday
Time:     6:30pm – 9:00pm
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang A. Herrmann, President Emeritus, Technical University of Munich (TUM)

Venue:  Pan Pacific Singapore, Level 2, Ocean 6 Room
7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Singapore 039595
Fee:       Complimentary

6:30pm             Registration & Light Refreshments


7:00pm             Welcome Address
Mr. Knut Zuchan
                           Counsellor, Head of Science and Technology Department     
                           Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany


7:10pm             Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Industry
                           Mr. Sebastian Zeitler
                           Head DEinternational/Trade Promotion
                           Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC)


7:25pm             “Innovation & Entrepreneurship at TUM”
                           Prof. Dr. Wolfgang A. Herrmann            
                           President Emeritus
                           Technical University of Munich (TUM)


8:00pm             Question & Answer Session


8:10pm             Dinner Reception & Networking


9:00pm             End of Session




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